ACDSee XPM file buffer overflow

acdsee-xpm-bo (33812) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

ACDSee is vulnerable to an unspecified buffer overflow. By creating a specially-crafted XPixMap (XPM) file, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash, if the attacker could persuade the victim to open the malicious file.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5.6
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.1
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Apply the patch for this vulnerability (idx-2-1-6-en-update.exe), available from the ACDSee Web site. See References.

References:

  • ACDSee Web site: Are there any known security issues using ACD software?.
  • ACDSee Web site: ACD Systems.
  • BID-23620: ACDSee XPMHeaders Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-2193: Stack-based buffer overflow in the ID_X.apl plugin in ACDSee 9.0 Build 108, Pro 8.1 Build 99, and Photo Editor 4.0 Build 195 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted XPM file with a long section string. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
  • OSVDB ID: 35236: ACDSee Multiple Products ID_X.apl Plugin XPM File Handling Overflow
  • SA24994: ACDSee Products "ID_X.apl" XPM File Handling Buffer Overflow
  • VUPEN/ADV-2007-1489: ACDSee Malfomed XPixMap Image Handling Client-Side Code Execution Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • ACD Systems ACDSee 9.0
  • Microsoft Windows Vista

Reported:

Apr 22, 2007

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